Asparagus. Properties. Medicinal Plants

Asparagus (Asparagus officianalis)

Properties of asparagus

- By its pordes diuretic is used in disorders that require increased diuresis as cystitis, urethritis, oliguria, hyperuricemia, hypertension, edema, fluid retention overweight.
- It is also used as an appetizer.
- Useful in the treatment of kidney pains.
- Exerts a tonic and sedative action on the heart.
- When accidentally ingested small objects (which do not require surgery), since by their abundance of fiber wrap and reduce the possibility of internal injuries.

Contraindications of asparagus

- No PLS USE dosage forms containing alcohol to children under two years or people with ethyl.
- Cardiac or renal failure (unless medically indicated).

Side effects of asparagus

In topical use can cause contact dermatitis

Toxicity: 0 - 1 - 2 - 3

- The saponosides can cause irritation of the renal endothelium.
- The use of diuretics with hypertension or heart disease, should be done only by prescription, given the possibility of occurrence of decompensation tension.
- As with any medicinal plants that can be taken in tincture or fluid extract should always be kept in mind the alcohol content.

(0 = none, 1 = somewhat toxic, 2 = toxic, 3 = very toxic)

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